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Man arrested in murder probe over woman missing for five years

A man has been arrested by detectives investigating the suspected murder of a missing Co Tyrone woman.

Northern Ireland

New recruits allowed to take tests online in bid to boost Catholic police

Police in Northern Ireland will allow new recruits to undertake selection tests online rather than in person in a bid to encourage more Catholics to apply.

Northern Ireland

Supreme Court to examine Northern Ireland's abortion law

Northern Ireland's strict abortion law is set to come under scrutiny at the UK's highest court.

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Help with travel costs for Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England

Women on low incomes from Northern Ireland who seek a free NHS abortion in England will also receive state support to pay for their travel costs, the Government has announced.

Northern Ireland

'Holiday of a lifetime': Sick children overjoyed on Dreamflight trip to Florida

Nearly 200 sick, seriously ill and disadvantaged children from across the UK have left their families behind and conquered their fears on a once-in-a-lifetime charity-funded sunshine holiday in America.

Northern Ireland

Man arrested after suspicious death

A man has been arrested over a suspicious death, police have said.

Northern Ireland

Woman who taught special needs youngsters for 40 years wins excellence award

A teacher who has spent nearly four decades teaching youngsters with special needs has won a prestigious award for the profession.

Northern Ireland

Sinn Fein suspects any UK-Irish powersharing deal will 'fall short'

The UK and Irish governments are set to present Northern Ireland's parties with their version of a proposed deal to break the powersharing impasse at Stormont, Sinn Fein has predicted.

Northern Ireland

Deliberate car fires in three streets racially motivated, says PSNI

Three cars were set on fire in what police have described as racially motivated hate crimes.

Northern Ireland

Police hailed for bravery after rescuing man from car in Lough Neagh

Police officers have been commended for their bravery after rescuing a man from a car after it entered Lough Neagh in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland

Murdered woman's neighbours urged to show police their CCTV recordings

Neighbours of a murdered woman who have CCTV fitted around their homes have been urged to let detectives review recordings.

Northern Ireland

Man suffers serious head injuries in street assault

A man has been left with serious head injuries after a street assault.

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Two men held on suspicion of murder after woman found dead in Finaghy

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman was found dead in Finaghy on the outskirts of Belfast.

Northern Ireland

UUP leader urges voluntary coalition at Stormont amid powersharing impasse

The Government must start the process of moving Northern Ireland from mandatory powersharing structures to a system of voluntary coalition, the Ulster Unionist leader has told his annual conference.

Northern Ireland

Britain braced for treacherous conditions as Storm Brian approaches

Communities across the UK are battening down the hatches with sandbags and barricades in preparation for the arrival of Storm Brian.

Northern Ireland

Charles offers to help flood-hit families during visit to Northern Ireland

The Prince of Wales has offered to help ensure families and business owners in Northern Ireland hit by the summer's flash floods do not get penalised by insurance companies.

Northern Ireland

Loyalist supergrass sentencing adjourned amid defence concerns

The sentencing of a loyalist paramilitary-turned-supergrass has been postponed amid concerns from his defence team over a prosecution report.

Northern Ireland

Britain braced for more weather misery as Brian moves in

The UK is braced for a night of heavy rain and winds before Storm Brian batters the country this weekend.

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill fined and banned for drink-driving

Northern Ireland football manager Michael O'Neill has been banned from the road and fined after pleading guilty to drink-driving.

Northern Ireland

Hospital to set up food-free waiting room after allergy discrimination case

A hospital has agreed to set up a specialist waiting room with a strict food ban after the family of two children with life-threatening allergies took a discrimination case.

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